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cardio

heart

chole

bile

cranio

skull

derma

skin

gastro

stomach

gyne

woman

hepat

liver

herni

rupture

hyster

uterus/womb

litho

stone

rhino

nose

arthro

joint

D&C

Dilatation and Curettage

BSO

Bilateral Salpingoophorectomy

CABG

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft

endo

within

para

beside, near

peri

around, about

post

after

supra

above

ectomy

surgical removal

ostomy

surgical creation of a new opening

otomy

incision into an organ

plasty

surgical restoration or repair

rrhaphy

to suture

oscopy

visual exam

cise

to cut

excision of the colon

Colectomy

forming an opening into the colon

Colostomy

instrument to cut skin

Dermatome

excision of hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoidectomy

crushing of a stone

Lithotripsy

surgical repair of the nose

Rhinoplasty

surgical repair of the tympanic membrane

Tympanoplasty

The term, "periosteal elevator," refers to:

an instrument used to remove tissue around the bone

Which of the following tells a primary meaning of a word?

Root word element

The term "intercosto" means

between the ribs

Lithotripsy" refers to:

crushing of a stone

The majority of medical terms are of either ________ or ________ origin.

Greek or Latin

Dermopathy" is a(an):

skin disease

The term "hemi" is a

Prefix

Subcutaneous" refers to:

beneath the skin

The last word element in a medical term is the:

suffix

The root element, "gastro," refers to the:

stomach

The purpose of a combining vowel is to:

ease pronunciation

Which of the following means "beside or near"?

para

The term, "BKA," refers to a surgical procedure involving:

surgical removal of the leg below the knee

The term "rhinoplasty," refers to:

surgical repair of the nose

The term "hypo" means

below

The term, "CR," relates to a surgical procedure for:

treating a fractured bone without a surgical incision

The suffix, "ectomy," refers to:

surgical removal

Hyperglycemia" refers to:

high blood sugar

Which of the following surgical abbreviations might be used relating to a fractured bone?

ORIF

The term "excise" means

to cut out 100%

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